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Garmon, Linda

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Most widely held works by Linda Garmon
Lightning!( Visual )

8 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 880 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Takes you into the world of lightning and the scientists that study it. Includes lightning experiments, testing equipment, photography, and an ending of a dazzling lightning show set to music
Secret of the wild child by Linda Garmon( Visual )

22 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 835 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the case of "Genie," a girl whose parents kept her locked in a bedroom in total isolation, until she was discovered in 1970 at age 13. At first, her rehabilitation seemed to be an opportunity to test hypotheses of language acquisition, but disputes about the nature of her disabilities, the intensity of her therapy, and the progress of government funded research turned Genie's case into a sad example of the ethical quandaries of research on human subjects
Darwin's dangerous idea( Visual )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This episode interweaves the drama in key moments of Darwin's life with documentary sequences of current research, linking past to present and introducing major concepts of evolutionary theory. It explores why Darwin's "dangerous idea" might matter even more today than it did in his own time, and reveals how science might be used to explain the past and predict the future of life on earth
The truth about cancer( Visual )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary seeks to answer the question, why does anyone still die of cancer? Filmmaker Linda Garmon shares the personal story of her own husband's battle with cancer and seeks to tell us where we stand in fighting this decades-old war. Following the film is the panel discussion, Take one step : a conversation about cancer with Linda Ellerbee, featuring cancer survivors Dr. Ernie Bodai, Dr. Bernadine Healy, Dr. Paul Brenner, and Dr. Richard Payne. Features bonus footage of panel discussion, printable resources, and Web site link
Sister Aimee( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A portrait of the controversial, charismatic, wildly popular evangelist". Includes includes original film and sound recordings, re-creations, commentary by historians and other experts, and personal accounts
They made America( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This series examines innovation in America through the stories of some resourceful men and women whose ideas and inventions have transformed the world
American experience( Visual )

10 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary on the design, development, and the eventual shooting down of a U-2 spy plane over Russia in 1960 and the effect of this incident on worldwide peace negotiations. Gary Powers, who miraculously survived the crash, achieved instant notoriety that would haunt him for the rest of his life
Lost souls Animas perdidas( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young Latino filmmaker documented the emotional journey of her uncle, a military vet deported to Mexico, and uncovered the secrets of her family's past. Against the backdrop of increased attention to the U.S.-Mexican border, the national identity and its ties are explored along with the lives of the immigrants. Also followed is what happens after deportees are sent to a homeland they don't consider home
Made in America?( Visual )

4 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The U.S. once counted on manufacturing most of the clothes its citizens wore, but half that business has gone to low-wage third world countries. As a result, many American manufacturers struggle, American workers have lost their jobs, and Americans pay higher prices for their clothes. Is it worth it?"--Container
Made in America?( Visual )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This program looks at the enormous costs, the huge risks, and the potentially colossal pay-offs in the commercial aircraft industry. Boeing is still number one, but major components of its jets are now made in Japan. What does this portend about the U.S. position in the high-stakes global economy?"--Container
Memphis dreams Searching for the promised land( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Martin Luther King, Jr., was assassinated in 1968 Memphis--like Dallas in 1963--became a symbol of hope extinguished. This program examines the Civil Rights Movement and the last few years of Martin Luther King's life with emphasis on the sanitation workers strike in Memphis, Tennessee and the killing of America's greatest civil rights leader, its impact on Afro-Americans and the nation
Race for the superconductor( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the history of the discovery of superconductivity and the international race to make superconductors at practical temperatures. Explains potential technological applications and examines the political and economic implications for the nations which win or lose the race
Evolution( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Judgment day captures the turmoil that tore apart the community of Dover, Pennsylvania in a landmark battle over the teaching of evolution in public schools. In 2004, the Dover school board ordered science teachers to read a statement to high school biology students about an alternative to Darwin's theory of evolution called intelligent design, the idea that life is too complex to have evolved naturally and so must have been designed by an intelligent agent. The teachers refused to comply, and both parents and teachers filed a lawsuit in federal court accusing the school board of violating the constitutional separation of church and state
Weather gone wild( Visual )

in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Experience three weather phenomenon as scientists investigate the mysteries behind them
Memphis dreams( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated in 1968, Memphis became a symbol of hope extinguished. This program reveals the tragic story of the African-American experience, documenting the brutal reality of slavery, the milestones in the heroic struggle for fundamental rights, and the killing of America's greatest civil rights leader. Also highlights the 1968 Memphis sanitation workers' strike
Killer twisters! ; and, Lethal lightning super storms( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Killer twisters! looks at tornadoes and the destruction they cause, and follows a chase team which chases tornadoes to study their power. Lethal lightning super storms shows scientists getting close enough to lightning to study this natural phenomenon
Echoes of war( Visual )

2 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the outset of World War II radar was a crude early-warning device. By 1945 it was a sophisticated electronic eye that could pinpoint aircraft, detect submarines, and guide bombing missions
Darwin's dangerous idea [digital videorecording]( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

An introduction to the key concepts of evolution through a dramatization of Darwin's life with current documentary sequences
Winners and losers( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The global economy has produced big winners in the clothing industry; there are losers too. The United States once counted on manufacturing most of the clothes Americans wore, but half of that business is now in the hands of low-wage third world countries. Consequently, many American manufacturers struggle, while many Americans have lost their jobs
The century America's time by Peter Jennings( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This program examines the Civil Rights Movement and the last few years of Martin Luther King's life
 
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Secret of the wild child
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